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The Booby Traps of Kathmandu

by Rosemarie John September 22, 2013

“Watch it!” yelled Joe. It was yet another loose electrical wire that had fallen and stood hanging some one feet from the ground. Engrossed in photographing the city life, I hadn’t noticed what was positioned right in front of me on the “pedestrian” walkway we were on. If he hadn’t yelled, I would have tripped and fallen onto a pile […]

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Win a Stay at the Elegant Capri by Fraser Singapore!

by Rosemarie John September 18, 2013

Heading to Singapore soon? Grab a chance to win this lovely complimentary giveaway that features a chic stay at one of Singapore’s modern hotel residences – Capri by Fraser! We’ve stayed at Capri before and enjoyed the facilities! To find out what our experience with the hotel was like, click here. This fabulous complimentary giveaway includes the following: 1. STAY […]

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Gardens by the Bay Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

by Rosemarie John September 11, 2013

There’s always something magical about walking into the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay. The array of colours and scents transport you to a magical world of mother nature. During our first visit to Gardens by the Bay, we felt transported to the Wonderland forest. It was enchanting! All that was missing was the Cheshire […]

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House of the Virgin Mary – Ephesus

by Rosemarie John September 6, 2013

The focal point of our trip to Turkey was visiting places of religious significance. The House of the Virgin Mary was by far one of the most serene places we visited.  There is a sense of calmness in the air, a place of reverence, a place we would love to return to in a heartbeat. Located approximately 27 kilometres from […]

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Capri by Fraser, Changi City, Singapore Turns One

by Rosemarie John September 3, 2013

In celebration of its first anniversary, Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore is offering complimentary stays and free birthday meals, in appreciation for the support it has received since its launch. Ideal for those seeking a weekend break, the Booking Maniac promotion entitles guests two nights’ stay at the price of one, for the first 100 bookings made within the first […]

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Gaya Island Resort: Unravelling Senses

by Rosemarie John August 7, 2013

It was surrounded by the sounds of the sea. The air reverberated with the song of seagulls as the waves gently danced on the beach humming a tune of their own. The air smelt slightly salty and the strong gust tousled our hair as the speed boat sped towards Gaya Island. In the brilliant sunshine and as the green fans […]

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Gaya Island Resort – A Snorkellers and Divers Paradise

by Rosemarie John July 19, 2013

Nothing is more exciting than a day filled with snorkelling, diving and simply partaking in water activities while you are at Gaya Island Resort (GIR).  Located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu and set on the shores of Pulau Gaya, the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, GIR offers the perfect backdrop to uncover the underwater […]

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Kathmandu in September

by Rosemarie John July 16, 2013

As the blistering summer ends and with winter to set in, autumn in Nepal is one of the most pleasant seasons to explore the Kathmandu Valley. With clear skies, deep green landscapes, sculptured white caps of the Himalayan Range and red brick and terracotta structures that surround the city, Kathmandu offers visitors an array of breath-taking panoramas, mystical temples, wandering […]

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Sunset Cruise Along Malohom Bay, Borneo

by Rosemarie John July 13, 2013

>As enchanting as sunrises are, sunsets are truly bewitching. That unique moment when the sun disappears below the western horizon is truly exceptional when you share it with someone special. Experiencing the vibrant colours painted across Mother Nature’s canvas with Joseph by my side was so magical and what made it even special was that we were aboard a luxury […]

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Picnicking on a Private Beach in Borneo

by Rosemarie John July 8, 2013

The hum of the rumbling speedboat engine soon faded away as we were hypnotized by what was enfolding in front of us. Though still aboard the speeding boat our minds were already ashore. Our gaze fixed firmly on the glistening turquoise waters, the golden sand, and the beach that stretched like a crescent moon shape forming the Tavajun Bay enclave […]

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